UPDATE: Crimetracker: Suspected robber identified

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Blount County Sheriff's Office is looking for James Cramin Meacham, III in connection with an armed robbery.

Investigators say he held up the Dollar General store on Sam Houston School Road on December 22.

A warrant for aggravated armed robbery has been issued for Meachum's arrest. He's also wanted on two outstanding warrants for failure to appear and violation of parole.

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The Blount County Sheriff is looking for the public's help with information about an armed robbery Sunday night at the Dollar General Store on Sam Houston School Road.

Sheriff's deputies say a store employee told them a man approached the register, showed her a gun in his waistband, took money from the register and fled on foot.

Deputies say they were told the man got into a 1980s brown or maroon sedan, possibly a Chevrolet Monte Carlo or Caprice, in the parking lot and headed east on Sam Houston School Road.

The man is described as a white male in his 20s or 30s, 5 feet 6 inches to 6 feet in height, 180 pounds, dark balding hair and a dark beard and moustache. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt jacket, black T-shirt with a graphic print, jeans and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's office hotline at (865) 273-5200.


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